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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Giving babies eggs and nuts early may avert allergies
Police capture gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Obama vetoes Sept. 11 Saudi bill, sets up showdown with Congress
Ted Cruz says he will vote for Donald Trump
crime and courts
nation and world
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Trinity: Building the future, embracing the past
Killdeer mulls keeping football at 1A, moving to 9-man
Vikings QB Bradford was all-everything athlete until football won out
DHS swimming and diving qualifies four for state
Twins beat Mariners to end 7-game skid
Lisa Marvin cleared to play college hockey again
OUR VIEW: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Omdahl: Measure 1 begs issue of representativeness
Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
good bad and ugly
Regina M. Bruha
Thomas "Tom" Kuntz
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Heitkamp to push for clean coal legislation
WILLISTON — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., will re-introduce legislation on Thursday designed to encourage the development of clean coal technologies that could keep the fuel a key source of American power generation. The bill, which is likely to be popular in the Republican-controlled...
February 25, 2015 - 10:15pm
February 23, 2015
On the move: Mining giant to be moved by coal company with rare trailering method
CENTER — More than 700 tires rolling in unison will help carry a 9.5 million-pound piece of equipment to a central North Dakota coal mine’s...
February 23, 2015 - 4:40pm
February 17, 2015
EPA chief hints at softening carbon rule timeline
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that it may ease an interim deadline for states to meet tougher carbon emission standards after regulators and electric utilities complained a lack of time may destabilize electricity supplies. EPA Administrator Gina...
February 17, 2015 - 10:51pm
February 10, 2015
Billings coal-fired power plant to close
BILLINGS, Mont. -- PPL Montana will close its J.E. Corette coal-fired power plant in Billings for good sometime in August, the company reported Tuesday. As recently as two weeks ago, PPL said it planned to mothball Corette on April 15 because the 47-year-old plant doesn't meet...
February 10, 2015 - 10:21pm
EPA accepts North Dakota's regional haze plan
WASHINGTON — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accepted North Dakota’s initial plan to address regional haze. Heitkamp has pressed on the EPA in to allow North Dakota to implement its own rules to reduce haze from power plants...
February 10, 2015 - 9:57pm
December 19, 2014
Coal industry pleased with coal ash label
BISMARCK — As environmentalists decried the decision, North Dakota’s lignite coal industry welcomed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision Friday to classify coal ash as non-hazardous waste. A hazardous waste designation would have cost each of the state’s eight...
December 19, 2014 - 9:45pm
December 4, 2014
Fire knocks out operations at Beulah power plant
BEULAH — No one was hurt at Coyote Station near Beulah after a major mechanical failure caused a fire at the power plant Thursday morning. According to a statement by Otter Tail Power Company, one of the power plant’s turbine-driven boiler pumps had a major mechanical failure...
December 4, 2014 - 9:55pm
November 25, 2014
Regulators blast proposed EPA rule for coal plants
BISMARCK — A proposed rule aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants threatens to raise electric rates for North Dakota consumers, circumvent state authority and destabilize the nation’s power grid, state utility regulators told the U.S. Environmental...
November 25, 2014 - 9:07pm
October 22, 2014
N.D. regulators approve permit for state’s first new coal mine since 1970s
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators on Wednesday approved a permit for the state’s first new coal mine since the late 1970s. The Coyote Creek Mine will cover more than 8,091 acres – about 12.6 square miles – roughly 10 miles southwest of Beulah in Mercer County. Coyote...
October 22, 2014 - 1:36pm
September 10, 2014
Coal plants face challenges adapting to EPA rules: 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions required by 2030
FARGO — North Dakota faces the prospect of having to significantly expand its electricity generation at the same time the nation’s utilities are grappling with looming regulations to restrict coal-fired sources. Utility representatives and regulators Wednesday expressed concerns...
September 10, 2014 - 10:39pm
August 30, 2014
As rail jam persists, U.S. power plants rush to roads, rivers
U.S. coal-burning power utilities are being forced to turn to barges and more expensive trucks to move coal, desperate to shore up stockpiles left dangerously low by the widespread bottlenecks on rail networks. The shift in how coal is being delivered to some power plants from mining...
August 30, 2014 - 8:04pm
July 16, 2014
Minnesota Power to pay millions to settle Clean Air Act dispute
DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota Power will pay a $1.4 million civil penalty and spend another $4.2 million on conservation and clean energy projects under a settlement agreement with state and federal regulators announced Wednesday. The Duluth-based utility also will spend another $500...
July 16, 2014 - 9:21pm
June 24, 2014
Steelworkers rally against steel dumping: Clarion call for US sanctions against South Korean steel pipe
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Richard Eklund has been retired for 20 years, but he still drove over from Gilbert Monday morning to show his support for...
June 24, 2014 - 11:34pm
June 20, 2014
The quest to make cleaner coal: Mapleton firms aim for green energy market
MAPLETON — Norm Miller calls himself the father of biocoal. And now, after decades spent developing a cleaner alternative to traditional coal,...
June 20, 2014 - 11:51pm
June 2, 2014
Lignite industry says EPA’s carbon rules for coal-fired plants a ‘recipe for disaster’
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s lignite coal industry bristled Monday at the Obama administration’s plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants, calling it “a recipe for disaster” that could lead to higher electricity prices and a less reliable energy grid. The...
June 2, 2014 - 10:48pm